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Fines Overview

Books & Media

Circulating Books $0.25 per day 
Recalled Books $5.00 per day

Interlibrary loan items

$0.25 per day

Media (DVD, CD, & VHS)

$1.00 per day

Replacement Costs: Books more than 40 days overdue and media items more than 10 days overdue are charged to the patron's record for replacement. The item replacement fee is $107 per item. Patrons have the option of purchasing a replacement copy independent of the library to reduce the cost. Please contact Access Services at 202 687-7607 for more information.

Bound Periodicals

Graduate Students and Researchers/Affiliates $1.00 first hour, $0.50 each additional hour
Faculty (all) $2.00 first day, $1.00 each additional day

Reserve Items & Media Reserves

Two-, Four-, 24-hour loan period $1.00 first hour, $0.50 each additional hour
Three-day loan period $2.00 first day, $1.00 each additional day

Gelardin New Media Center

Equipment (video cameras, light kits) $5.00 per hour
AV Accessories (cables, memory cards) $1.00 per hour


A block will be placed on your circulation record if you owe the following amount in fines:

  • Georgetown Students, Faculty, Researchers and Staff: $100
  • WRLC, CIRLA, Library Associates and other Special Borrowers: $25